Amateur Wrestling news, gear and photos from the side of the mat.


Asics just released a line of off season football shoes.

They’re specifically designed to improve an athletes low center of gravity while teaching them to keep their head up. They’ll learn the basic fundamental body mechanics that non-wrestling Football teams struggle with. Yes, they’re wrestling shoes and yes, wrestling does make better football players.

Nike Wrestling Shoes Return with Hypersweep & Freek

Nike wrestling shoes aren’t as common as they use to be. They are actually pretty hard to find and it was even rumored that they stopped making them all together. However, Nike is back, teasing its new wrestling shoes, Nike Freek and Hypersweep, all over social media.

Daniel Cormier Retires

Daniel Cormier retires from wrestling for good, leaves his shoes on the mat after win over Chris Pendleton. — Daniel Cormier tied a ribbon around his prestigious amateur wrestling career earlier this afternoon, defeating former Oklahoma State University (OSU) teammate, Chris Pendleton, in an exhibition match at UFC’s “Fan Expo” in Las Vegas, Nevada. “DC” […]

Is it OK to wear wrestling shoes off the mat?

Every now and then you see wrestlers walking around in their wrestling shoes off the mat. Is this ok? Should they be doing that? Well… yes and no. Are you wearing them on the mat? If the wrestling shoes you’re wearing are also used on the mat, then you should NOT be wearing them off […]

I Love Wrestling Shoes ❤

in love with this. ❤ wrestling shoes via wattshappeningg

Adidas Response Wrestling Shoes Bridge

Doing the wrestling bridge.This is great exercise! via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/7HWVia

Comfiest Shoes Ever. #WrestlingShoes

I got my wrestling shoes. These are the comfiest things ever. via @isayssa

Missing Wrestler

All the gear is here, but where is the wrestler? via @matthewmincieli

Classic Wrestling Gear

via @brysauce, 

Man do I miss wrestling.

This is the first time I have take any of my stuff out and my heart is literally broken. I loved it more then i can even comprehend and I would give anything to go back to it. via @wizzerdeep, 

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